Visayas Field Office - License to Operate


INFORMATION IN APPLYING FOR REGISTRATION AND ISSUANCE OF LICENSE TO OPERATE QUALIFIED LPG INDUSTRY PARTICIPANTS IN THE VISAYAS

In compliance with the DOE Department Circular DC2022-11-0037, or the Guidelines in the Registration and Issuance of License to Operate to Qualified LPG Participants, all LPG Industry facilities and participants operating in the Visayas shall apply for required registration and License to Operate. The following industry players shall be under the jurisdiction of the DOE – Visayas Field Office:

  1. LPG Refilling Plants
  2. LPG Independent Haulers, in cylinder or cartridge
  3. LPG Dealers
  4. LPG Retailers
  5. Auto-LPG Dispensing Stations
  6. Centralized LPG Piping System
  7. LPG Bulk Consumers

The following are the related forms (application forms, annexes and references) for each industry participant:

  1. Refilling Plant
    1. Registration to Prior to Commencement of Facility Construction ();
    2. Registration to Fill Third-Party Trademark or Tradename ();
    3. Registration as Authorized LPG Delivery Motor Vehicles and Marine Vessels ()
    4. License to Operate ( ,   ).
  2. LPG Independent Haulers, in cylinders or cartridges
    1. Registration as Authorized LPG Delivery Motor Vehicles and Marine Vessels ()
    2. License to Operate ( ,   ).
  3. LPG Dealers
    1. Registration for Authority to Sell LPG-Filled Pressure Vessel ();
    2. Registration as Authorized LPG Delivery Motor Vehicles and Marine Vessels ()
    3. License to Operate ( ,   ).
  4. LPG Retailers
    1. Registration for Authority to Sell LPG-Filled Pressure Vessel ();
    2. Registration as Authorized LPG Delivery Motor Vehicles and Marine Vessels ()
    3. License to Operate ( ,   ).
  5. Auto-LPG Dispensing Stations
    1. License to Operate ( ,   ).
  6. Centralized LPG Piping System
    1. Registration to Prior to Commencement of Facility Construction ();
    2. License to Operate ( ,   ).
  7. LPG Bulk Consumers
    1. Registration for Bulk Consumers ();
    2. Criteria for a Bulk Consumer ();

You may download the forms above for submission, together with the supporting required. Please be informed that receipt of application depends on the completeness of requirements, use of right forms, filling-up of required entries or information. Only after the required documents have been received, including the Legal Clearance for No Pending Case and Payment of the Required Fees, shall the official processing of application commence. The processing of the LTO is in conformance to our Citizen’s Charter for the required number of days of processing.

License to Operate (LTO) Forms Generator

For convenience to applicants in the filling-up the Forms, and to facilitate the uploading of information to our database, we recommend the use of the Digital LTO Forms Generator. This is not an online application, however. Please refer to these links:

  • Main Link - Digital LTO Forms Generator -
  • Alternate Link - Digital LTO Forms Generator -
  • Instruction Manual -

REFERENCES

SUBMISSION DETAILS

All applications shall be submitted by either mail carrier or in-person to:

ENERGY INDUSTRY MANAGEMENT DIVISION
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
Visayas Field Office
3rd Floor, Escario Building
731 Escario St., Capitol Site, Cebu City
6000

CONTACT INFORMATION

For inquiries related to the application and/or implementation of the Circular, please contact our office:

Telephone     -     (032) 253722 / 2533469 / 2532150
Email     -     vfo.oims@lisporn.com